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WCIA 3 News and WCIA.com (CHAMPAIGN, IL) is seeking a smart, analytical digital data reporter. Powerful storytelling goes beyond the 75 seconds allotted to a televised story. The ideal candidate will work with our news team to identify, research, and investigate stories through data to craft new and innovative ways of storytelling through analysis and visualizations. Must be able to provide context and additional layers to a story. The digital data reporter has the opportunity to elevate our journalism with his or her passion for digging deeper into a story through public records, FOIAs, and a desire to look beyond the news release to find the truth.
Requirements & Skills:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Digital Data Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Digital Data Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
If you are interested send resume, reel, and writing sample.
Richard Flesch | News Director
OFFICE: 217.356.8333| CELL: 217.552.2859 | DIRECT: 217.373.3651
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